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Kirsten Sheridan

Kirsten Sheridan was born on July 14, 1976 in Dublin, Ireland. She is a writer and director, known for August Rush (2007), In America (2002) and Patterns (1999). See full bio »
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  London Town (screenplay) (post-production)
 2013 1,000 Times Good Night (additional material by)
 2012/I Dollhouse
 2002 In America (written by)
 1999 Patterns (Short) (written by)
 1995 The Bench (Short)
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There is a real hunger for success in America. People like to be around it, too much so when you look at the cult of celebrity over there. What I would like to see is Irish people embrace Irish cinema. I don't think that has happened yet. They [Irish film-makers] have to go away and become famous and then they have the green stamp of approval and come back. See more »


Her Oscar-nomination (along with sister Naomi Sheridan and father Jim Sheridan) for "Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen" for In America (2002) marked the first time that father and daughter were Oscar-nominated for Writing for the same movie See more »

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